STIFF DOGWOOD suitable for counties:
ARKANSAS: Arkansas, Ashley, Baxter, Bradley, Calhoun, Chicot, Clark, Clay, Columbia, Conway, Craighead, Crittenden, Drew, Faulkner, Franklin, Garland, Grant, Greene, Hempstead, Hot Spring, Howard, Independence, Jackson, Jefferson, Lafayette, Lincoln, Lonoke, Marion, Miller, Mississippi, Nevada, Ouachita, Perry, Phillips, Pike, Poinsett, Polk, Pope, Prairie, Pulaski, Randolph, Saline, Scott, Sevier, St. Francis, White, Woodruff, Yell
ALABAMA: Autauga, Baldwin, Barbour, Bibb, Blount, Bullock, Butler, Calhoun, Cherokee, Chilton, Choctaw, Clarke, Clay, Coffee, Colbert, Conecuh, Coosa, Covington, Crenshaw, Cullman, Dale, Dallas, DeKalb, Elmore, Escambia, Etowah, Fayette, Geneva, Greene, Henry, Houston, Jefferson, Lamar, Lawrence, Lee, Limestone, Lowndes, Macon, Madison, Marengo, Marshall, Mobile, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Perry, Pickens, Pike, Russell, Shelby, St. Clair, Sumter, Tallapoosa, Tuscaloosa, Walker, Washington, Wilcox
FLORIDA: Alachua, Baker, Brevard, Calhoun, Charlotte, Citrus, Collier, Columbia, Dixie, Duval, Escambia, Flagler, Franklin, Gadsden, Gilchrist, Hardee, Hendry, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Lafayette, Lake, Lee, Leon, Levy, Liberty, Manatee, Marion, Martin, Monroe, Nassau, Okaloosa, Okeechobee, Orange, Osceola, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Putnam, Santa Rosa, Sarasota, Seminole, St. Johns, Sumter, Suwannee, Taylor, Volusia, Wakulla, Walton, Washington
DELAWARE: Kent, New Castle
ILLINOIS: Alexander, Clay, Fayette, Hamilton, Hardin, Jackson, Jasper, Johnson, Lawrence, Macon, Massac, Pope, Pulaski, Richland, Union, Wayne
GEORGIA: Baker, Baldwin, Bartow, Ben Hill, Bibb, Brooks, Catoosa, Charlton, Chatham, Chattooga, Clarke, Clay, Decatur, Dodge, Dooly, Dougherty, Early, Echols, Elbert, Grady, Harris, Jackson, Lee, McDuffie, Miller, Morgan, Oglethorpe, Pike, Screven, Spalding, Sumter, Taylor, Terrell, Tift, Wayne, Worth
KENTUCKY: Ballard, Butler, Christian, Daviess, Hardin, Henderson, Hopkins, Jefferson, Logan, Marshall, McLean, Muhlenberg, Nelson, Ohio, Powell, Pulaski, Warren, Wayne
INDIANA: Clay, Daviess, Gibson, Jackson, Knox, Posey, Spencer, Vanderburgh, Washington
MARYLAND: All counties
LOUISIANA: Allen, Ascension, Assumption, Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Calcasieu, Caldwell, Cameron, Claiborne, Concordia, De Soto, East Baton Rouge, East Carroll, Evangeline, Franklin, Grant, Iberia, Iberville, Jackson, Jefferson, Jefferson Davis, La Salle, Lafayette, Lafourche, Lincoln, Livingston, Madison, Morehouse, Natchitoches, Ouachita, Rapides, Red River, Richland, Sabine, St. Charles, St. Helena, St. James, St. Martin, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Tensas, Union, Vermilion, Vernon, Washington, Webster, West Carroll, Winn
MISSISSIPPI: Adams, Benton, Bolivar, Calhoun, Chickasaw, Clarke, Clay, Covington, George, Grenada, Hinds, Holmes, Itawamba, Jackson, Jasper, Jones, Kemper, Lafayette, Lamar, Lee, Leflore, Lincoln, Marion, Marshall, Newton, Pearl River, Pike, Prentiss, Quitman, Rankin, Scott, Sharkey, Simpson, Smith, Tallahatchie, Tishomingo, Union, Washington, Wayne, Webster, Winston, Yazoo
MISSOURI: Bollinger, Butler, Cape Girardeau, Carter, Dunklin, Mississippi, New Madrid, Pemiscot, Ripley, Scott, Stoddard, Wayne
NEW JERSEY: Burlington
NORTH CAROLINA: Beaufort, Bertie, Brunswick, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Durham, Edgecombe, Guilford, Hertford, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Martin, New Hanover, Onslow, Orange, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Rockingham, Rowan, Wake, Warren
SOUTH CAROLINA: Abbeville, Aiken, Allendale, Anderson, Bamberg, Barnwell, Beaufort, Berkeley, Calhoun, Charleston, Clarendon, Colleton, Darlington, Dorchester, Edgefield, Florence, Georgetown, Greenville, Greenwood, Hampton, Horry, Jasper, Laurens, Lexington, McCormick, Newberry, Orangeburg, Pickens, Richland, Saluda, Spartanburg, Sumter
OKLAHOMA: All counties
TEXAS: Angelina, Bowie, Cass, Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson, Nacogdoches, Newton, Tyler, Waller, Wichita, Wood
TENNESSEE: Bedford, Benton, Bradley, Carroll, Cheatham, Chester, Coffee, Crockett, Cumberland, Davidson, DeKalb, Dyer, Fayette, Franklin, Gibson, Grundy, Hardeman, Hardin, Haywood, Henderson, Henry, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Knox, Lewis, Lincoln, Madison, Marion, McNairy, Meigs, Monroe, Montgomery, Obion, Overton, Perry, Roane, Rutherford, Scott, Shelby, Stewart, Sumner, Tipton, Warren, Wayne, Weakley, White
VIRGINIA: Amelia, Augusta, Brunswick, Charles City, Chesapeake, Chesterfield, Dinwiddie, Essex, Fairfax, Gloucester, Greensville, Hampton, Isle of Wight, James City, King William, Lancaster, Louisa, Madison, Mathews, Middlesex, Montgomery, New Kent, Newport News, Page, Prince George, Prince William, Shenandoah, Southampton, Suffolk, Surry, Sussex, Virginia Beach, Warren, York

Stiff dogwood belongs to family of cornaceae plants, its species name is foemina. This plant grows actively in spring and summer. Stiff dogwood has green foliage and bears white colored flowers. Stiff dogwood booms in mid spring.The plant grows in erect form. Stiff dogwood is a moderately growing plant, a mature Stiff dogwood can grow up to 16 feet. This plant has very low tolerance to draught conditons.

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer Flower Color : White
Foliage Color : Green Growth Form : Thicket Forming
Growth Rate : Moderate Height, Mature (feet) : 16
Drought Tolerance : Low Frost Free Days, Minimum : 240
Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -3 Palatable Human : No
Bloom Period : Mid Spring


Bloom Period : Mid Spring Commercial Availability : Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance : Medium Fruit/Seed Period Begin : Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End : Fall Fruit/Seed Persistence : Yes
Propogated by Bare Root : Yes Propogated by Bulbs : No
Propogated by Container : Yes Propogated by Corms : No
Propogated by Cuttings : No Propogated by Seed : Yes
Propogated by Sod : No Propogated by Sprigs : No
Propogated by Tubers : No Seeds per Pound : 12000
Seed Spread Rate : Moderate Seedling Vigor : Medium
Small Grain : No Vegetative Spread Rate : Moderate


Berry/Nut/Seed Product : No Christmas Tree Product : No
Fodder Product : No Fuelwood Product : - -
Lumber Product : No Naval Store Product : No
Nursery Stock Product : No Palatable Browse Animal : Medium
Palatable Graze Animal : Low Palatable Human : No
Post Product : No Protein Potential : - -
Pulpwood Product : No Veneer Product : No


Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer After Harvest Regrowth Rate : - -
Bloat : None C:N Ratio : Medium
Coppice Potential : No Fall Conspicuous : Yes
Fire Resistance : No Flower Color : White
Flower Conspicuous : Yes Foliage Color : Green
Foliage Porosity Summer : Moderate Foliage Porosity Winter : Porous
Foliage Texture : Fine Fruit Color : Black
Fruit Conspicuous : Yes Growth Form : Thicket Forming
Growth Rate : Moderate Height at Base Age, Maximum (feet) : 16
Height, Mature (feet) : 16 Known Allelopath : No
Leaf Retention : No Lifespan : Moderate
Low Growing Grass : No Nitrogen Fixation : None
Resprout Ability : Yes Shape and Orientation : Erect
Toxicity : None

Growth Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils : No Adapted to Medium Textured Soils : Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils : Yes Anaerobic Tolerance : Medium
CaCO3 Tolerance : Low Cold Stratification Required : Yes
Drought Tolerance : Low Fertility Requirement : Medium
Fire Tolerance : Medium Frost Free Days, Minimum : 240
Hedge Tolerance : Low Moisture Use : Medium
pH (Minimum) : 5.8 pH (Maximum) : 7.2
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum : 1200 Planting Density per Acre, Maximum : 1700
Precipitation (Minimum) : 60 Precipitation (Maximum) : 60
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : 16 Salinity Tolerance : None
Shade Tolerance : Intermediate Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -3



stiff dogwood
Robert H. Mohlenbrock. USDA SCS. 1989. Midwest wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species. Midwest National Technical Center, Lincoln. Courtesy of USDA NRCS Wetland Science Institute.
stiff dogwood
Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 2: 663. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society. Scanned by Omnitek Inc.
stiff dogwood
USDA NRCS. Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species. USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. Provided by NRCS National Wetland Team, Fort Worth, TX.
stiff dogwood
Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 2: 663. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society. Scanned by Omnitek Inc.


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